Contrary to what its website temporarily displayed, the Westminster Presbyterian Church did not undergo a radical shift in religious views. The church’s website was hacked by the Islamic State or its supporters on Thursday and carried the statement “I love Islam and Jihadist,” a gruesome video, and some very disturbing language, Wate.com reported.
Church Pastor Jim Richter recalled how he woke up that morning with an email from a concerned church member informing him about the hack, and people cannot believe what they saw.
“I think it’s terrifying, it’s hostile no matter what you say about it,” Marty Conley, who lives in Johnson City said. “I thought that was really strange. You don’t think about that type of thing happening in our area, I mean little town Johnson City, Tennessee.”
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